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High School Physics and Physical Science Teachers meeting - 2014 Schedule

Join us on Friday, May 30, 2014.

This page will be updated as new information arrives and is subject to change. If you have any questions about the meeting or schedule, please contact MacKenzie Stetzer or Jonathan Shemwell.

Registration

8:30 – 9:00, Bennett 140

Introductions

9:00 – 9:15, Bennett 140

  • Welcome to the University of Maine
  • Welcome to the College of Liberal Arts and Science, the College of Education and Human Development, and the College of Engineering
  • Welcome to the Physics Department

Presentation

9:20 – 10:20, Bennett 140

  • Nikki Curthoys (University of Maine) – Cool × Awesome = Super resolution microscopy
  • Jonathan Shemwell (University of Maine) – From contrasting cases to contrasting models: Supporting generalization in model development

Workshops

10:20 – 11:50

  • Pamela Rawson (Baxter Academy) – Using TI Calculators, Interfaces, and Vernier Probeware in Instruction
  • Heather Rockwell (Mattanawcook Junior High School) & Beth Byers-Small (Katahdin Middle/High School) – Using Talk Science in the classroom
  • Jonathan Shemwell (University of Maine) – Inductive Learning Using Contrasting Cases
  • James Vesenka (University of New England) – Teaching Circular Motion via Modeling Instruction

Lunch/Open Space

12:00 – 1:00, Bennett 114

Workshops (repeat)

1:00 – 2:30

Demonstrations/Open Space

2:40 – 3:30, Bennett 137

  • David Sturm (University of Maine) – Demonstration Show and Ideas

Presentations

3:30 – 4:00, Bennett 137

  • Jessica Clark (University of Maine) – How students interpret graphical representations of work
  • Frank Dudish & David Sturm (University of Maine) – Science Olympiad

Adjourn

 


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The Physics Education Research Laboratory
Phone: (207) 581-1237 and (207) 581-1030
E-mail: wittmann@umit.maine.edu and john.thompson@umit.maine.edu
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
207.581.1865